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La Cueva del Pescador

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Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 875 9002
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in here to order lobster but ended up with the best langoustines! Nice ambiance and great staff, not to pricey. And, Don't forget the margarita's.

Thank Maarten P
Akumal, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Menu is a bit limited. We have had quite a few meals here and they have all been good. The garlic and butter fish fillet was really nice.

Thank webbswooden
Scarborough, Maine
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Will not visit again. Was ignored by wait staff although restaurant was not busy. Tables were dirty.

Thank sally726280
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying down the road at a house and stopped in here to give it a try and we were glad that we did. Cute location and their chips and salsa and ceviche were very good. I don't eat seafood so I had something simple...quesadillas and they were very good. Loved the atmosphere and the food was very good.

Thank cubfaninco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No frills, but great seafood. My husband had the grouper en papillote stuffed with seafood two nights in a row, he liked it so much. I'd strongly recommend the octopus with crispy garlic -- not an easy fish to cook, but they did it perfectly; very tender. Service wasn't terrific, but the food pretty much made up for that.

Thank Fran R
Excelsior, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

What a great dinner!!! We all had hog fish! A wonderful white fish that we had grilled and fried. Amazing!!! Don't forget to try the coconut ice cream with Kahlua poured on top!!! Wow!!!

Thank Lvdinvest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

My husband and I live in Akumal so we come to this place pretty often. It is our favorite place in town. They have the best service, guys are always friendly and take their time to talk with you even though this place is always crowded. Our favorites rice with shrimp, mixed ceviche and the avocados stuffed with shrimp. Prices... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We had a nice lunch here. Shrimp fajitas and stuffed avocado. They were like tuna salad only with salad shrimp. The food was fresh but the mayonnaise didn't set well on my stomach after a long day in the hot sun.

Thank Bendcouple0811
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great food. Excellent service. Charming atmosphere. Terrific guacamole and ceviche. Mariachis in the evening. Had both lunch and dinner there and both were excellent.

Thank harold s
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Very reasonably priced. Food is good. We had fish tacos, grilled grouper. Excellent guacamole. Close to Akumal beach and lots of little stores. Mojitos and margaritas were great.

Thank Meg T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akumal road, Akumal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 9002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?